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a single bee in a prairie
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A poem by Emily Dickinson, read by Anne Strainchamps.

Jukebox hero
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In 1985, The New Yorker writer Susan Orlean started traveling around the country to find out how Americans spend their Saturday nights. One thing she discovered? How many Saturday night songs there are.
 

Screenshot from "Desert Bus" playthrough by Phrasz013.
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A simulated eight-hour bus drive earns you one point. Why would anyone want to play a game like that?

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3:19
Umbrellas as art
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Celebrated curator Hans Ulrich Obrist has a vision: get art out of galleries and into the real world.

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8:02
Mark and Laurie, The Wedding
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Our digital producer, Mark Riechers, tells us why he got married in a movie theater.

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6:22
listening intently
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A listener reminds us that it wasn't just teenage boys listening to Pink Floyd in 1973. 

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